The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 19 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.08% 3.20% 3.42%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 8.51% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £511 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +46.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 47 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.48% 37.60% 51.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 44
Median daily rate £344 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £241 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £424 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Chester region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Chester

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Chester region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

IBM
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for IBM.

1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) TADDM

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Break Fix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) TADDM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle